Dancer Apologizes for Blackface Halloween Costume

She tweeted that the getup was intended to pay homage to a character on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. 

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Julianne Hough poses in her Halloween costume. (@Derekhough Instagram)

Following an uproar, dancer Julianne Hough took to Twitter Saturday to apologize for donning blackface as part of an Orange Is the New Black Halloween costume. 

— Julianne Hough (@juliannehough) October 26, 2013

Good for Hough for apologizing. That was not a good look or a good choice for a costume, no matter the intention.

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